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Pre-major advisers given new tool to help freshmen

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Pre-major advisers have a new tool to use in helping this year's freshmen plan their classes: mandatory meetings. The new procedures are a return to past practice, says Julie Lythcott-Haims, associate vice provost and dean of freshmen and undergraduate advising.

Stanford-led study disproves coronary artery disease link

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A genetic marker touted as a predictor of coronary artery disease is no such thing, according to a study by researchers at the Medical School. The international team was led by Assistant Professor Themistocles "Tim" Assimes, left, and Professor Tom Quertermous.

GSB faculty challenge conventional wisdom on bank equity

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Since the 2008 market crash, banking interests and economists have clashed over how much of their operations banks should fund with equity as opposed to debt. Bankers often argue that equity is expensive. But in a recent paper, three Business School faculty make a different case.

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  • Lively Arts’ 2010–11 season begins Wednesday: Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet will be joined by the Peninsula-based Cantabile Youth Singers on Wednesday, Oct. 13, to launch Stanford Lively Arts’ 2010–11 season. The program, titled Awakening, is a musical meditation on 9/11 and features works from 12 countries. At 7 p.m. there will be a free discussion with Kronos' David Harrington, Lively Arts Artistic and Executive Director Jenny Bilfield and Cantabile Artistic Director Elena Sharkova. For information, visit the Lively Arts website.
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